Who's Who in the MED World

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Who are the "names" in Middle Eastern Dance? What did they look like? When did they live?

Here are a collection of some people that I think were influential. (That is a little different from being "a good dancer"). It is far from complete. Try and work out the mystery connections.

Photos and text come from a variety of public sources. They are often how the person wishes to be remembered - not necessarily how they are today.

Guess Who?

Lebanese dancer She could dance on a folded towel Lawyer turned dancer Egyptian costumier She danced into her 70s

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